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You know, there is such a thing as being too much of a geek...
Recently, I have been playing Minecraft. For those of you who don't know, Minecraft is... well the best way to describe it is Lego meets Resident Evil.
Basically, you are dumped in an infinite world, you gather resources and you build, well whatever you want. With enough time and effort, anything is possible. On the newer version, Survival, you also have to watch out for monsters who come out after dark and try and eat you, as well as exploding monsters who given a chance will destroy your loving creations.
I'm really not doing it justice, it is an amazing game, it's just hard to describe it as one.
Now I love Minecraft, but after watching these video's, it makes you wonder....
By the way, just to give you a sense of size, the scale of the construction is 1:1 to the original "plans" from the series, the avatar of the players character is just under 2 meters high, and the whole thing is built using 1 meter x1 meter blocks
Computer type PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number Self Built OS Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1 CPU Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2500K CPU @ 3.30GHz Motherboard Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2500K CPU @ 3.30GHz Memory 8GB 1333Mhz DDR3 Graphics Card NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 Sound Card Realtek Monitor(s) Displays Acer Al1980, Screen Resolution 1360*768
Keyboard Alba USB Mouse IT Works Wireless USB PSU 750W Cooler Master Case Cooler Master Haf X Cooling Cooler Master Hyper TX3 Hard Drives 500GB SATA WBC
1TB WD Caviar Green
80GB IDE Samsung Internet Speed 12Mb/s Down 1.2 Mb/s Up
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Mouse Microsoft Optical USB Mouse. Case "Elite" style case Cooling "Cooler Master" Hard Drives 2 physical hard drives (4 letter drives) that equal up to 626.3 gigs of space all together. I think both are Maxtors, but primary is a SATA drive, secondary is a SATA, too. Internet Speed Verizon DSL Internet
Geek Squad at Best Buy ? I would like your opinion on this service. We are not experianced with web. had son helping but sometimes need to get advanced help. Also he is busy and travels all over the world, now he is in Middle East, then Norway.
What do yall think about hiring help for $199.00? I think we need to this...
How-to Geek Well, one of our useful resources has gone the way of Fackbook and other social media sites.
HTG is now a chat and bullshit site. I guess it's about the money, as social sites get more users, but it's very difficult to get technical help on the new site, and all the archives are unavailable. ...
100 Quotes Every Geek Should Know One thing that every geek can do is quote their favorite geek-culture media, whether it’s movies, books, television, theater or music. The GeekDads have tried to compile a list of such quotes for your enjoyment.
100 Quotes Every Geek Should Know | GeekDad | Wired.com
“You maniacs! You blew...